Meaning of 'chuck' (Webster Dictionary)
- The chuck or call of a hen.
- A sudden, small noise.
- A word of endearment; -- corrupted from chick.
- A slight blow or pat under the chin.
- A short throw; a toss.
- A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe,
for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon.
- A small pebble; -- called also chuckstone and chuckiestone.
- A game played with chucks, in which one or more are tossed
up and caught; jackstones.
- A piece of the backbone of an animal, from between the neck
and the collar bone, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking; as, a
chuck steak; a chuck roast. - To make a noise resembling that of a hen when she calls
her chickens; to cluck.
- To chuckle; to laugh. - To call, as a hen her chickens.
- To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to.
- To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch.
- To place in a chuck, or hold by means of a chuck, as in
turning; to bore or turn (a hole) in a revolving piece held in a chuck.
Meaning of 'chuck' (Princeton's WordNet)
- eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
Example in sentence:
- After drinking too much, the students vomited;
- He purged continuously;
- The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night
- throw carelessly
- throw away